Written By Natalie Aguilar, Photos By Michaela Coyle of Sterilite Corporation
Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! This holiday is the perfect time to celebrate the people we love a little extra. If you are looking for a sweet treat as a way to spoil your special someone this Valentine’s Day, Sterilite has you covered.
Who doesn’t love chocolate covered strawberries?! Whether you are gifting to kids, teachers, friends, coworkers, parents, or your significant other, this is a delicious, thoughtful treat that is sure to be a crowd favorite. And the best part is that it is made with love, by you!! Way better than a store-bought box of chocolate.
Keep reading if you want more details on how you can become the cupid of the kitchen!
Cupid’s Chocolate Covered Strawberries
• 2 packs of Strawberries
• (1) 12 oz bag of Nestle Toll House Milk Chocolate Chips
• (1) 12 oz bag of Nestle Toll House White Chocolate Chips
• 1 tbsp. of Coconut Oil
1.Place parchment paper onto a cookie sheet and set aside for later
2.Carefully rinse your strawberries and dry them gently with a paper towel. Important note: Strawberries must be dried completely in order for this treat to be a success.
3.Using Sterilite’s Set of Two 49 Ounce Bowls, combine the Milk Chocolate Chips with the Coconut Oil and melt in the microwave. In 1 minute increments, check on the chocolate making sure the heat penetrates throughout but doesn’t burn, stirring after every minute.
4.Repeat step 3 with the White Chocolate Chips
5.Dip each strawberry into the melted chocolate, twisting it as you remove from the bowl to let the excess chocolate drip off. You can also use a spoon to add a decorative drizzle to your strawberries.
6.Place completed strawberries onto the parchment paper and let set for 10 minutes at room temperate and then refrigerate.
7.If you are saving these delicious treats for later or need to transport them, Sterilite’s Ultra•Seal™ 16.0 Cup Food Storage Container is the perfect solution!
Happy Valentine’s Day from our family to yours!